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investigators caught the teen tuesday afternoon in roanoke without incident, and with significant help from the roanoke city police department. state police say the teen walked out of a low-security juvenile facility on the eastern side of virginia last december and was found with some acquaintances. new at noon, a huge loss in the literary world today. author harper lee has died. several sources from her hometown of monroeville, alabama confirmed lee's death this morning. she's best known for her classic novel, "to kill a mockingbird," which won the pulitzer prize for fiction in 1961. lee suffered a stroke in 2007. harper lee was 89 years old. justice antonin scalia's body will lie hall of the supreme court today. obama will be their respects. weijia jiang has more details on when the public will also the sun had just started peaking above the supreme court when denominational pray for the late
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scalia. (sot: rev. rob schenck/president, national clergy council) "we came out here this morning to be here to witness his last visit." scalia's casket arrived for the final visit...following close behind were his children and his former law clerks serving as honorary pall bearers. once inside...the current members of the court joined the family in a short service led by scalia's son...father paul scalia. (nats) after the ceremony, the public was allowed in to view the body. emily weatherspoon was the first person in line. the high school junior from north carolina says it she respected scalia. weatherspoon/ raleigh, north carolina) "he's definitely someone who really what he believes in and sticks with country." (standup: weijia jiang/cbs news/the supreme court) president and mrs. obama are expected to arrive at the court some time today to pay their respects but they will not attend the funeral tomorrow. the white house is sending vice president biden to represent the administration saying he had a personal relationship with the scalia's. (sot: josh earnest/white house press secretary) "we believe we
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appropriate and respectful arrangement." the private funeral will be held tomorrow at the basilica of the national shrine here in the nation's capital. weijia jiang, cbs news, the supreme court. an increased police presence continues today at northside high school in a school spokesperson says posts threatening violence were media starting on wednesday. roanoke county police say there is no there were campus yesterday as classes weren't canceled, because authorities couldn't verify the threats. a school in southside received a threatening message supposedly from isis. academy in chatham got the message on tuesday. hargrave touts itself premier military primarily for seventh through 12th it's located in chatham. the school's president says they immediately got in touch with local law enforcement, after receiving the message. now, that investigation includes other state and federal agencies. yesterday, the
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assemblies with cadets and employees. they also sent a message to parents. other law enforcement have increased patrols on campus, too. there was an open house planned for it's been cancelled. all 247 cadets will be allowed to go weekend, they want. the president says they've never faced a situtation like this before. forecastyet today will be closing in on fifty and in the sixties like you mentioned saturday and sunday today start off mostly sunny where seeing some clouds streaming across west virginia they'll be moving to the south and east as we head through the afternoon but still overall will call it a partly mostly sunny day depending on your location and with that sunshine temperatures warming through the forties some areas ending up in the low to mid fifties down toward the south side say for the roanoke valley right around fifty
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mainly those high thin clouds from time to time this afternoon pseudo- be surprised quiet and then over the next several days would a start to go through some changes mostly sunny today as i mentioned would more clouds later this afternoon over the weekend you will notice warmer temperatures like i mentioned low sixties pretty much throughout maybe a little cooler back in the mountains also do notice a few more clouds partly sunny on saturday and then on sunday a frontal boundaries can a head into the region and that will bring us a few scattered rain showers ahead of another cool weather blast that's can a start to drive-in early next week i winds there will been cold enough to see some wintry weather on more that coming up my complete forecast a driver going the wrong way triggered a deadly chain reaction crash this morning in texas that killed a toddler. northbound lanes of an interstate were shut down, while rescue crews responded to the crash involving three vehicles. police say around one this morning, a honda civic was heading southbound in the northbound lanes of traffic.
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was seriously hurt. a van carrying six people, flipped over. four people of them were killed, including passengers in a third vehicle that rolled over were treated at the scene. federal tour helicopter crashed into the waters off hawaii's one witness captured it all on cell at least one of the five people onboard, in critical condition. a navy spokeswoman says the bell 206 aircraft made a hard landing, pearl harbor visitor center on oahu. emergency workers say bystanders also jumped in to help rescue people from the water. new at noon: there are reports that american warplanes struck an isis camp near libya's capital overnight, killing dozens of people. as jonathan vigliotti tells us, president obama said this week the u- s would go after islamic state fighters in libya, wherever there was a "clear target." (youtube video) video broadcast on a libyan news channel claims to show the aftermath of overnight air strikes in the libyan city of sabratha.
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tell cbs news the strikes likely killed a top isis terrorist. nats up...gunfire/ru nning (bardo attack)(aptn) senior isis leader noureddine chouchane wanted in connection to a march assault in tunisia at the national bardo museum that killed 22 people. (beach attack) and another attack in june when gunmen stormed a tunisian beach popular with western tourists, killing 38 people. (photo from tunisia interior ministry) tunisia's interior ministry released this photo of chochane at the time of the massacre. (isis libya file - youtube propoganda vo) the us air strikes come as the white house and western allies struggle to contain isis. (aptn) just this week president obama said america would go after islamic state fighters in libya wherever there is a "clear target." (beheading file) (youtube - isis propoganda video) the terrorist group has used brutal tactics to make their presence known in libya - carrying out several gruesome beheadings. this one last february allegedly shows militants killing coptic christians on a beach near tripoli. jonathan vigliotti, cbs news. the virginia tech scientist who
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michigan, will analyze test results from private wells in the richmond area. the water conservation group "hands across the lake" says tech's marc edwards has agreed to assess the test results for lead contamination near a coal ash impoundment on the james river. the group has concerns about dominion virginia power's coal ash impoundments at the company's chesterfield power station, near richmond. blacksburg is the latest town in virginia to eliminate questions about criminal history from government job applications. town leaders say the change is based on concerns that the questions can result in discrimination against otherwise qualified candidates. the city of roanoke and montgomery county have already made similar changes to their applications. the town's attorney says background checks will still be a part of the hiring process, but those checks will be done after the best candidate for the job is found. the salem police department has named its officer of the year. the department announced today that chris shelor is salem's police officer of the year for 2015. shelor is being commended for his actions after a
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at the salem walmart last december, which led to several arrests. he'll be honored at the salem-roanoke county chamber of commerce's annual dinner and gala at the hotel roanoke next month. candidates do some last minute campaigning in south carolina before this weekend's presidential primary. and things are getting prehistoric at
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this weekend. up at the polls tomorrow in a pivotal primary contest. the
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president are scrambling for last- minute support. craig boswell reports, the latest poll shows donald trump's lead narrowing. (sot - trump 'for a religious leader to question a person's faith is disgraceful.' donald trump's war of words with pope francis.. seemed to soften a bit at a town hall thursday night. (sot - trump on cnn ohhhh the pope is a wonderful guy that spat with the leader of 1.2 billion catholics made headlines around the world.. after the pope criticized trump's focus on 'building walls' as not christian. trump and his five rivals for the republican crossing the palmetto state for one last day before voters head to the polls. (cruz pipe 5 9:55:07) south carolina and texas share a tradition of fighting for freedom with everything within us (rubio sot 9:39:50) we wanna do for america what your governor and legislature has done for south carolina.. (standing ovation) (pipe 7 9:42:00 approx cbs scotus) oc bridge: marco rubio has five rallies today - the first one here in columbia where some voters are waiting until the last minute to decide. (bill adams, voter pipe 3)
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will make up their mind tomorrow morning.. could be surprises tomorrow? could be. and in the midst of the scramble for votes.. this moving moment at a town hall in clemson thursday. (cspan student sot) - i was in a very dark place for a very long time.. pretty depressed. a young kasich supporter, spoke of job loss and divorce in his family. (student sot thu 0471) i'd really appreciate one of those hugs you've been talking about. nats: kasich hug/applause. the polls open early saturday morning. craig boswell, columbia, south carolina. school leaders in lexington are working to finish the building for waddell the original building 1926. parents said there size of the and cooling systems, and number of the new building will have 19 classrooms, a media center, and resource areas. right now, students are holding class at school while crews finish construction. school leaders say be community oriented. scott jefferies: "it
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importance of the elementary school to this area, to this city. there's great pride and heritage in this school. i think everyone in terms of families and our students are really excited to get into a new building." we're told the renovations should be completed this summer, and the school will open at the beginning of the school year. they've been extinct for thousands of years but now you have a chance to get up close and personal with the earth's most massive animals. the dinosaurs are coming to life at the berglund center with jurassic quest. it's an open exhibit show that lets you learn about the pre- historic past while having fun at the same time. displays are animatronic, and designed to be as life-like as possible. (dustin baker/jurassic quest spokesman):"we work with a paleontology consultant, and we work with them to tell us how these dinosaurs would look in real life, and they're made out of all sorts of materials, vinyl, plastic, metal." jurassic quest opens today and runs through the weekend. you can find more information on our website wdbj-7 dot
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it's time to check out what's hot on wdbj7-dot-com. a roanoke county firefighter credits his training with saving his life. robert mauck was battling a house fire last week when he fell through the second floor to the basement. the henry county public school system is changing its calendar to help make up for the recent snow days. school leaders say they are trying their best to keep spring break. a new report from the centers for disease control ranks states by the percentage of residents who get a full night's sleep. you can head to the web to see where virginia and other states fall on that list. thirty three in the morning exactly specially a forecast like this to talk about would've that blue sky as he head over toward lane stadium looking out from there toward the campus of virginia tech in blacksburg virginia looking really nice there is you had to way toward radford
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there in the distance we will see some of those drifting through from time to time will call it a partly mostly sunny day would temperatures warming up will to how warm for the weekend and when the next
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thin clouds today's weather almanac average high this time of year fifty degrees will get close to that this afternoon average low thirty degrees when i can see these records record high 77 record low four degrees but more rain showers will be adding to the totals so far this month especially as we head toward sunday twenty nine hot springs both 40 lexington roanoke 42 blacksburg forty three martinsville danville at forty four in with bill coming in at a nice forty seven degrees did you notice bristol coming in at fifty seven degrees rainout that's the direction our warm weather is coming from see the clouds streaming through some showers eastern panhandle west virginia no real worries frost but we will see those clouds from time to time during the day hour by hour partly to mostly sunny temperatures mid upper forties to near fifty and then cooling down in the overnight hours but we should drop below freezing tonight tonight the big worry of black ice in the morning like we did previous mornings a.m. this morning partly cloudy cool temperature mid upper thirties to near forty degrees up toward say hot springs a
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four degrees and then as we head toward saturday and sunday that southerly flow talk about picks up all that warm air down along the south transports into our direction that's why tomorrow will be closing in on sixty one degrees now remember we will see a few more clouds tomorrow be partly sunny and then on sunday we have a chance for few showers rolling but still would that strong southwesterly flow will be climbing into the lower fifties you notice new york city only sixty severe you go you saturday were roanoke smith mountlake lexington around sixty to sixty two bedford lynchburg appomattox sixty to sixty to low to mid south boston charlotte courthouse area even travel through the newer valley not bad at all upper fifties to near sixty you could see afternoon toward that way other than that not much going on more clouds up toward the highlands low to mid 50s coming to new castle upper fifties to near sixty forecast model for your saturday notice those clouds southwest virginia would just that
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way through the afternoon some activity stays toward north but watch this sunday here comes a quick moving system that will bring us scattered rain showers during the afternoon into the evening hours might even and is and snow showers in the mountains of west virginia. how much rain we talk about on sunday it's not a lot is that system kind drive-through the area would talking maybe a couple it tenths here and there at best but more rain will be heading in our direction as we head toward next week and that will watching the cold air for some wednesday is that cold air getting here quick enough with this low-pressure center developing the exact track of that will will tell us to we see rain could we see snow or do we see a mix of the computer models are getting warmer right now some of this wait-and-see seven day planner shower sunday astray shower monday better chance a rain late tuesday and wednesday we medical care for their children. opened the doors to
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yesterday. the area has been without a pediatrician for more than year after dr. rene vamenta retired. the new clinic fills a gap that was needed in the community. dr. self: we want to be the communities in which they live. if we the community and the stressors that for families when they're caring for their children. doctor self expects to see three- thousand patients as the clinic grows. it's an old trick, but some criminals are still trying to pull it off. how you can stay a step ahead of a
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for my arrest.. that i had missed jury duty." mark doggett's family was targeted as well. (sot-mark doggett/received scam call) "he knew our address our phone number." it's called the jury duty scam - con artists say you've missed jury duty and you're going to be arrested unless you pay up. (sot- mark doggett/received scam call) "he said all you need to do is send some money via paypal and that's when i knew something was wrong." (sot-monica vaca/federal trade commission) "do not believe the caller" monica (mo-knee- kuh) vaca (vah-kuh) with the federal trade commission says these types of scams are on the rise nationwide. in many cases the criminals use technology called spoofing to make their number look like it comes from a local court or police department. investigators even discovered prisoners in georgia pulling off the scam from behind bars. but usually the con artists are hard to catch because they demand untraceable payments like paypal, wire transfers or prepaid debit cards. (sot- monica vaca/federal trade commission) "when they start demanding money from you over the phone, that's when you know it's a scam" vaca (vah-kuh) says police departments and courts will
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money over the phone. doggett became suspicious of the caller and hung up. but bates forked over 895 dollars. and afterward the con artist let her know she got ripped off. (sot-kelly bates/received scam call) "he finally said are you aware of what just happened? i said. it's pretty obvious now." authorities say if you receive one of these scam calls - the best thing to do is hang up. marlie hall, cbs news, new york. meet a strong man who's really found something to sink his teeth into.
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americans are about jill wagner has that story and more in today's moneywatch a million walmart workers are getting about to get a raise. tomorrow minimum pay goes from 9 dollars to 10 dollars an hour. pay for full time workers will jump 3 percent. it's phase two of a massive pay increase announced last year. the way you get
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the f-c-c voted with a lets cable customers buy and rent cable boxes from companies other than their cable provider--- like a google, amazon or roku. f-c-c head tom wheeler says it would help costs and give customers more options. as airline profits go up... so do the u-s department of transportation complaints percent in 2015 from the previous year. complaints about air fares nearly doubled. american airlines got the most complaints. and never lose your car key again! volvo is creating an app that replaces a physical key with a digital one. car owners can even send it to friends or family who are borrowing the car. volvo hopes to have the technology available next year. and that's your cbs moneywatch report. for more follow me on twitter at jill wagner cbs. at the nyse, i'm jill wagner. on wall street at noon, the dow was down 46 points. the nasdaq was up 14 points. a 20- year- old student is somewhat of a local celebrity in the gaza strip, because of his check out this video of mohammed
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ton bus. he's no stranger to feats of strength, like this one. on facebook, and shared widely among palestinians. today with highs near 50. more clouds roll into tomorrow, but highs climb into the 60s through
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return to the forecast on sunday afternoon. life as spokesbox is great. people love me for saving them over half a grand when they switch to progressive. so i'm dabbling in new ventures. it was board-game night with the dalai lama. great guy. terrible player. go paperless don't stress, girl i got the discounts that you need it's a balancing act, but i got to give the people what they want -- more box. any words for the critics? what can i say? critties gonna neg. [ applause ] the what?!
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>> nick: hey. good. you're awake. thank god. >> noah: what -- what happened? what happened? >> nick: hey, listen, don't worry about it. you're gonna be fine. they had to give you a sedative before you got on the flight. that's why you're groggy. >> noah: flight? >> nick: yeah, noah. you're home.
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>> dylan: and you're under arrest for the hit-and-run that almost killed billy abbott. >> chelsea: if this noah bomb explodes this morning... >> adam: not if. when. babe, it's only a matter of time before the media gets wind of what my father told the police, and then all bets are off at that point. >> chelsea: i suppose you're right. >> adam: unfortunately, we both know that i am. >> chelsea: do you think there's a chance that vic-- oh, hey, guys. those are some smiles. >> billy: yeah, well, we, uh, we have good reason. >> victoria: yeah. the best. >> chelsea: oh? >> victoria: billy and i got engaged. >> chelsea: [ gasps ] oh, my god, you guys. >> adam: uh, uh, congratulations. >> chelsea: that's awesome. >> victoria: yeah, we think so. thank you. >> chelsea: so, what? was it a valentine's day surprise? very romantic, billy. >> victoria: [ sighs ] billy reserved the top of the tower.


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